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Snowplanet

Tubing fun at Snowplanet

Fun at Snowplanet

Birthday fun at Snowplanet

Lessons at Snowplanet

Snowplanet has a great restaurant and bar with an awesome 'winter wonderland' atmosphere and panoramic snow dome viewing windows.

Snowplanet

Snowplanet is New Zealand's only all-year indoor snow resort where the temperature inside the snow dome is  – 5°C! Snowplanet’s snow dome features real powder snow, three lifts, a terrain park, Snow Tubing zone and a separate learner area where customers can simply enjoy tobogganing or skiing and snowboarding in the snow. Enjoy the panoramic views onto the snow dome from their family friendly 7 Summits Restaurant & Bar. Private and group lessons available. 
Snowplanet also caters for children's birthday parties!

The snow dome features two platter lifts as well as one ski mat to a separate, beginners' area.  Snowplanet has a terrain park stocked with a variety of rails, jumps and jib features to challenge even the most experienced riders and skiers.  Fresh snow is produced almost daily and is kept cool at a chilly -5 degrees celsius, so you always know the conditions are great at Snowplanet!

Make sure you dress warmly, as you would for an outdoor snowy day.  Snowplanet have a rental service for both ski and snowboard gear and for clothing, including jackets, pants, gloves, helmets and wrist guards, in both adult and child sizes. Snowplanet also rent out toboggans and snow tubes.

Lessons

Snowplanet offers private or group lessons with qualified instructors for snowboarders and skiers at all levels. 

Fun Family Activities

Tubing Zone – a great fun family activity!  Take a break from skiing and try Snow Tubing! Suitable boots can be rented.  Family passes are available.  Check Snow Tubing for rates and more information.
Snowplay – A chance to introduce the little ones to the snow! Suitable for children aged 6 years and under.  Snowplanet prices include boots and toboggan hire.

Opening Hours (365 days a year)
Mon-Thurs: 10am-10pm
Friday: 10am-12am
Saturday: 9am-10pm 
Sunday, public and school holidays: 9am-10pm

Prices  
For full information on Snowplanet's snow passes and prices please click here.

Other Facilities
Snowplanet has a great restaurant and bar with an awesome 'winter wonderland' atmosphere and panoramic snow dome viewing windows.   Free wi-fi onsite and all day menu with children's portions and prices. Find out more: Snowplanet 7 Summits Restaurant & Bar.

Other facilities include rental department, lockers, toilet and showers. 

Birthday Parties

Snowplanet is a fantastic and memorable venue for your child's birthday party and they offer all sorts of fun packages to suit the ages of your child and friends.  Snowplanet packages include Snowplanet invitations, table settings, birthday badges and of course, whichever snow experience you would like for your group.  Click for Birthday Party Package details.

School  Groups

Casual school visits or regular school programmes are available at Snowplanet.  Read more at Snowplanet School Groups.

Freephone: 0800 SNOWPLANET | (09) 427 0044

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Christchurch

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Queenstown

With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.

Rotorua

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